Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing

Committees support CWCL16

The excitement in the air grows as we anticipate Catholic Writers Conference Live! CWCL16 is set for July 26-July 29, 2016, in Chicago. The work of many committees supports the conference. During the CWG Meeting and Welcome Session – open … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writers Conference Live, Catholic Writing and Publishing, Committees, CWG member benefits, CWG Needs Volunteers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

CWG announces CALA finalists

It is with great excitement that the Catholic Writers Guild announces our finalists for the 2016 Catholic Arts and Letters Award for Fiction! We want to thank all of you who entered the contest. Our judges had many terrific things … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Fiction, Catholic Writers Conference Live, Catholic Writing and Publishing, Committees, Fiction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Embrace Fear, Celebrate Failure

Thomas Edison understood that failure is a great teacher. Each time an experiment failed to yield the desired result, he moved one step closer to success. I personally felt a huge accomplishment after I served as a cantor for the … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writing and Publishing | Leave a comment

The Twelve Steps to Being a Spiritual Writer

Step Four – Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves as writers and of our writing.   The first three steps that we have completed have been spiritual. They have all been about our relationship with God. Now … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writing and Publishing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

CWG Prayer Chain Post: June 26, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Psalms 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11 Protect me, O God, in you is my refuge. To Yahweh I say, ‘You … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writing and Publishing | Leave a comment

Saved by the Mercy of a Stranger

  We cannot escape the Lord’s words to us, and they will serve as the criteria upon which we are judged: whether we have fed the hungry and given drink to the thirsty, welcomed the stranger and clothed the naked, … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writing and Publishing, Faith, Mercy, Year of Mercy | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Shelter

You may or may not be familiar with the phrase “road trip” depending on your age.  That phrase, though, defined a generation and coined many phrases that are in the American lexicon of nostalgia.  There was a time when friends … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writing and Publishing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CWG Prayer Chain Post: June 19, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Galatians 3:26-29 For all of you are the children of God, through faith, in Christ Jesus, since every one of … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writing and Publishing | Leave a comment

The Twelve Steps of Being a Spiritual Writer

  Step Three – Made a decision to turn our writing and our writing career over to the care of God   We have made a decision to turn all of ourselves, our writing and our writing career over to … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writing and Publishing | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

CWG Prayer Chain Post: June 12, 2016

The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Luke 7:36–8:3 One of the Pharisees invited him to a meal. When he arrived at the Pharisee’s house and took … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic Writing and Publishing | Leave a comment